Category Archives: Announcements

Announcement: Mark your calendars…MITH’s Spring 2015 Digital Dialogues are Coming Up!

By The Editors | January 27, 2015

From the announcement: MITH is excited to announce the lineup of speakers for our Spring 2015 Digital Dialogues season!  Our six speakers come from a wide variety of research specialties ranging from ranging from Digital Musicology to Literature/Digital Editions to Urban Media Art and Interaction Design. See the list of speakers and sign up: Mark your calendars … MITH’s Spring 2015 […]

Announcement: DPLA: Registration now open for DPLAfest 2015!

By the Editors | January 15, 2015

From the announcement: We’re excited to invite you to join us at DPLAfest 2015, taking place on April 17-18, 2015 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Our hosts include the Indianapolis Public Library (Central), the Indiana State Library, the IUPUI University Library, and the Indiana Historical Society. About DPLAfest brings together the full range of the cultural heritage sector […]

Announcement: Debates in the Digital Humanities – A book series from the University of Minnesota Press

By the Editors | January 13, 2015

From the announcement: In the three years since Debates in the Digital Humanities was first published by the University of Minnesota Press, debates in and around the digital humanities (DH) have continued to grow. Scholars now anchor major research projects in digital methods; institutions have reorganized, both structurally and financially, to make room for DH […]

Announcement: Call For Nominations-DH Awards 2014

By the Editors | January 13, 2015

From the announcement: The annual open DH Awards 2014 is now accepting nominations! Please nominate any Digital Humanities resource in any language that you feel deserves to win in any of this year’s categories. Nominations will be open until 2015-01-18. Voting will take place shortly after. To nominate something for the DH Awards 2014 visit […]

Announcement: Stanford University Press Awarded $1.2 Million for the Publishing of Interactive Scholarly Works

By Amanda Regan | January 13, 2015

From the announcement: Funding from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation will help transform the development, publication, and preservation of digital-born scholarly communication. (Stanford, CA)–Scholars of digital humanities and computational social sciences will soon have an academic publisher offering a validated, peer-reviewed process for their interactive scholarly research projects. Stanford University Press, with grant funding from […]

Announcement Annotags: A Concept for a Decentralized Literary Annotation Protocol

By the Editors | December 4, 2014

From the announcement: Have you ever wanted to livetweet a book? I often want to. Yet there doesn’t seem to be a standard way of doing that. You could tweet, for instance, “Oh Captain Wentworth! When will you propose? #JaneAustenPersuasion” but the hashtag isn’t standardized, so some people might be tweeting under #Persuasion and others […]

Announcement: MITH is Now Accepting Spring 2015 Digital Dialogues Speaker Nominations!

By the Editors | December 2, 2014

From the announcement: MITH is accepting nominations for potential speakers for our Digital Dialogues series in the Spring 2015 semester.  Digital Dialogues is MITH’s signature events program, held almost every week while the academic semester is in session. Digital Dialogues is an occasion for discussion, presentation, and intellectual exchange that you can build into your weekly […]

Announcement: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Adopts Open Access Policy

By the Editors | December 2, 2014

From the announcement: As of January 1, 2015 our Open Access policy will be effective for all new agreements. During a two-year transition period, publishers will be permitted to apply up to a 12 month embargo period on the accessibility of the publication and its underlying data sets. This embargo period will no longer be […]

Announcement: Cultural Analytics — Computational Approaches to the Study of Culture

By the Editors | November 18, 2014

From the posting: On May 22-23, 2015, the Global Literary Networks group will host a major conference at the University of Chicago called “Cultural Analytics: Computational Approaches to the Study of Culture.” The event will bring together faculty and graduate students working at the intersection of literary history and applied computational analysis. This field has […]

Announcement: New Journal & Call for Editors: Digital Literary Studies

By the Editors | November 18, 2014

From the announcement: The Pennsylvania State University has established a new international peer-reviewed interdisciplinary publication with a focus on those aspects of Digital Humanities primarily concerned with literary studies. The journal will be a digital open access publication, and is called *Digital Literary Studies*. See for more (site currently under development). *Digital Literary Studies *will look to publish scholarly […]